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    News and Coronavirus Update:
    • Active COVID cases in GTO double in a week.
    • Map of the coronavirus in Mexico July 19: seven states recede to yellow for third wave.
    • Canada to welcome fully-vaccinated U.S. tourists from Aug 9.
    • Any child with a simple cold could be COVID.
    • In Chiapas a traditional Mayan liquor preferred over Covid vaccine.
    • Maintenance to the train bridge in Celaya..
    • Merchants insist on occupying a place in Morelos street, in Celaya.
    • Walking streets with sign pays off for unemployed English teacher.
    • Light As a Tool in the Multimedia Universe.
    • From August 13 to 15 is the 2021 GTO Rally.
    • The wine harvest festivities are back at 10 locations.
    • Young people aged 18 to 29 yearn to get vaccinated against COVID in GTO.
    • INE GTO extends deadline for registration of observers of the Popular Consultation.
    • This week vaccines arrive for the 30-39 age group; go to 7 municipalities, including Dolores Hidalgo and Celaya (SMA not included).
    • How to break the chain of COVID-19 infections on summer holidays.
    • Mexico reports 5,307 new COVID-19 cases, 138 more deaths.
    • Sinovac COVID vaccine was approved by WHO a month ago.
    • U.S. CDC raises COVID warning for travelers to United Kingdom.
    • COVID-19 third wave: GTO is unchanged.
    • There is fear of possible reversal to an orange or red traffic light in GTO.
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    Active COVID cases in Guanajuato double in a week.
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    This Monday, 1,422 active cases of COVID were reported in Guanajuato, compared to the 578 that were registered last week.
    Periódico AM (sp) | English.

    Only one death but coronavirus infections are growing.
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    The entity registers 589 cases that are under investigation.
    El Sol de Bajio (sp) | English.
    GW: I see currently 548 cases under investigation in GTO. See: Coronavirus Dashboard July 20, 2021.

    Map of the coronavirus in Mexico July 19: seven states recede to yellow for third wave.
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    In the last 24 hours, there were 91 deaths and 4,438 new infections from COVID-19 in Mexico
    Infobae (sp) | English.

    Sinaloa goes red, several states regress to yellow but federal stoplight map forgotten.
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    As Covid surges once again, states declare their own Covid risk levels in absence of guidance from federal government
    Mexico News Daily

    Canada to welcome fully-vaccinated U.S. tourists from Aug 9.
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    Canada will start allowing fully-vaccinated U.S. visitors into the country on Aug 9 for non-essential travel as the threat from the COVID-19 pandemic fades, Ottawa said on Monday.
    Reuters

    Any child with a simple cold could be COVID.
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    Any child who has a cold can be COVID-19, this because in minors the virus manifests itself like any other viral infection.
    Periódico AM (sp) | English.

    In Chiapas a traditional Mayan liquor preferred over Covid vaccine.
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    Some indigenous people are eschewing Covid-19 vaccines, placing their faith instead in a traditional Mayan liquor and a beloved patron saint. ...

    The state has recorded just over 13,000 confirmed cases since the beginning of the pandemic and almost 1,600 Covid-19 deaths. Chiapas currently has 246 active cases, according to Health Ministry estimates, the third lowest total in the country after Tlaxcala and Aguascalientes.
    Mexico News Daily
    GW: Chiapas is the eighth largest 'state' by population in Mexico, including the City of Mexico, just after Guanajuato and Nuevo León. GTO has recorded 11,315 deaths and 135,837 confirmed cases. The use of ivermectin is often touted as a reason for the low numbers and rates of Covid-19 deaths in Chiapas. Who knows? Maybe it is their patron saint and liquor. The CDC says "There are insufficient data for the COVID-19 Treatment Guidelines Panel (the Panel) to recommend either for or against the use of ivermectin for the treatment of COVID-19."

    They will give integral maintenance to the train bridge in Celaya after 60 years.
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    Celaya, Gto. Studies by Ferromex specialists determined that there is no structural damage to the train bridge on Avenida Insurgentes, but comprehensive maintenance will be necessary given its 60-year age and the vehicular path will remain closed for another four months. Jorge Peralta, Ferromex government relations manager, explained that this same ...
    Zona Franca (sp) | English.

    Merchants insist on occupying a place in Morelos street, in Celaya.
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    Celaya, Gto. The street vendors retired from Morelos Street showed up at the Municipal Presidency to demand a meeting with Elvira Paniagua Rodríguez, municipal president of Celaya, to request a relocation. The group of merchants maintains the same position since they were withdrawn last Friday morning, staying on Morelos Street because ...
    Zona Franca (sp) | English.

    Walking streets with sign pays off for unemployed English teacher.
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    A teacher who took to the streets of Mexico City carrying a sign advertising English classes has been rewarded with over 2,000 students.
    Mexico News Daily

    Light As a Tool in the Multimedia Universe.
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    Join Victor Zapatero (artist) and Melanie Harris (curator) at Sala Quetzal at the Biblioteca Publica for a fascinating journey through light and space in order to understand the potential of light as the principal language in multimedia art making.
    Atención San Miguel

    From August 13 to 15 is the 2021 Guanajuato Rally.
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    GUANAJUATO. - From August 13 to 15 is the Guanajuato 2021 Rally, the event will be held in the municipalities of León, Guanajuato Capital and Silao. With this event, the economy of motor events is expected and reactivated a little more, where it is expected to see a hotel occupancy ...
    News San Miguel (sp) | English.

    The wine harvest festivities are back at 10 locations.
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    Little by little, Guanajuato has been seeding the land with grape vines, a return to what it was before the War of Independence.
    Atención San Miguel

    Young people aged 18 to 29 yearn to get vaccinated against COVID in Guanajuato.
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    Going back to college is one of the reasons for young people to get vaccinated against COVID. Many children want the vaccine to be able to travel, avoid the possibility of infection and return to their schools, but they do not neglect prevention.
    Periódico AM (sp) | English.

    INE Guanajuato extends deadline for registration of observers of the Popular Consultation.
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    GUANAJUATO. - The National Electoral Institute (INE) in Guanajuato extended to July 23, the deadline for registering applications from citizens interested in ratifying or accrediting themselves as part of the observation for the Popular Consultation 2021, to be held on August 1 next.
    News San Miguel (sp) | English.

    This week vaccines arrive for the 30-39 age group; go to 7 municipalities, including Dolores Hidalgo and Celaya (SMA not included).
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    GUANAJUATO.– The Guanajuato Health Secretariat (SSG) reports that this week vaccination begins for 7 municipalities for people between 30 and 39 years old. 9,300 vaccines from the Pfizer brand, 201 thousand 600 from the pharmaceutical company Sinovac, as well as 90 thousand 200 doses of AstraZeneca will be applied. On ...
    News San Miguel (sp) | English.

    Vaccines arrive for people over 30 years of age from Dolores Hidalgo, Celaya and 5 more municipalities.
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    SSG reports vaccination for 30-year-old Guanajuato in 7 municipalities, these are León, San Francisco del Rincón, San Felipe, Celaya, Dolores Hidalgo, Pénjamo and Acambaro. In the case of León, San Francisco del Rincón and San Felipe, it will begin this Wednesday, July 21. To serve the municipality of Acámbaro this Tuesday they have
    Noticias Con Valor (sp) | English.

    How to break the chain of COVID-19 infections on summer holidays.
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    The Mexican Institute of Social Security gave a series of recommendations in case there are travel plans in the coming weeks
    Infobae (sp) | English.

    Mexico reports 5,307 new COVID-19 cases, 138 more deaths.
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    Mexico's health ministry on Monday reported 5,307 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country and 138 more fatalities, bringing its total to 2,664,444 infections and 236,469 deaths.
    Reuters

    Sinovac COVID vaccine was approved by WHO a month ago.
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    Sinovac's COVID vaccine, CoronaVac, was approved by WHO for emergency application from June 1; This vaccine will be applied in León from Wednesday to adults between 30 and 39 years old.
    Periódico AM (sp) | English.

    U.S. CDC raises COVID warning for travelers to United Kingdom.
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    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday issued a more severe warning against travel to the United Kingdom, elevating the nation to "Level Four: COVID-19 Very High," the CDC's highest level.
    Reuters

    COVID-19 third wave: Guanajuato is unchanged.
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    Five states will return to yellow at the epidemiological traffic light, in the midst of the third wave of COVID-19 that has caused the rise in positive cases and hospitalizations, mainly, in the young population between 18 and 39 years of age not vaccinated.
    Infobae (sp) | English.
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    GTO remains Green on the National Map.
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    GTO remains Yellow on the State Map (the State can override the federal decision.)

    There is fear of possible reversal to an orange or red traffic light in Guanajuato.
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    Faced with the decline of one state to red traffic light and four more to yellow, the National Chamber of Commerce León, (CANACO, León) calls for extreme care to avoid the third COVID wave for the holiday season in Guanajuato.
    Periódico AM (sp) | English.
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    U.S. Embassy News, Updates, and Information.
    Latest updates:
    • Security Alert: Reports of increased criminal activity, Tamaulipas and Nuevo Leon. July 13, 2021.
    • Security Alert – U.S. Consulate General Tijuana, Mexico – July 12, 2021.
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    COVID-19 Home and Care Guide
    COVID-19 Medical Information for San Miguel de Allende Mexico
    Up-to-date information regarding the current coronavirus. Learn about how to protect yourself and your family from COVID-19, and what to do if you experience symptoms.
    Home and Care Guide

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